There are some specific WordPress plugins we can’t do without them; your WordPress blog might be working effectively if any of these plugins or its alternative is not active on your website. Below are the lists of WordPress plugin you can’t do without;
Updraft plus – Backup/Restore
This plugin allows you to back up your blog into the cloud like Dropbox, Google Drive, Amazon S3 and others. It also allows you to restore backups with just a click.
AddToAny Share Buttons
This one of my best WordPress share button plugins because it allows you to share your blog posts or pages to over more than 50 social media like Pinterest, Google +, Facebook, Twitter, Facebook, Whatsapp.
This plugin also allows you to customize the view of the plugin on your blog and also, allows you to remove the share buttons on the post if you don’t want to share that particular post, it can be done while creating or editing your blog post.
Contact Form 7
Contact Form 7 helps you to manage, create multiple contact forms your blog, It allows you to customize the form, email contents and also allows you to insert CAPTCHA on those form created.
WP-Optimize is a powerful plugin that can automatically clean your WordPress database for it to work effectively. It clean-up on a schedule, keeping a selected number of weeks data, according to your specification you inserted while setting it.
WP Super cache
This plugin helps in speeding up your blog most especially when you receive high amount on traffics per day, installing this plugin when you have a low amount of traffics is not advisable because it makes your blog slow.
All In One WP Security & Firewall
This plugin adds extra layers of security that will make it difficult for to break into your website and also it comes with some extra features to protect your website. I have written an article on how to set up this plugin; I recommend you take a look at it.
Akismet helps you in preventing your site from spam comments on your blog, it operate by checking your comments and contact form submissions. You can review the comment spam it blocks on your blog “Comments” tab of your WordPress admin dashboard.
BJ Lazy Load
Do you know that images can make your website load slowly and also kills your blog speed, This plugin makes Lazy loading of your site faster, it helps in saving bandwidth.
Google Analytics WD
This plugin allows view your website statistics by adding your Google Analytics tracking code to your website, it displays the statistics of your website and also useful analytic information of your website like; traffics source, device used in visiting your site and also a graph like structure that displays the rate at which people visit your website in a particular month, day, week.
Google XML Sitemaps
This plugin helps you to generate a special XML sitemap which will help search engines like Google, Bing, Yahoo, and Yandex index your blog. With this sitemap, its makes work easier and faster for the crawlers to see the complete structure of your website.
This is a simple popular posts WordPress widget for your blog. It adds a day interval to specify when the posts are considered as the most visited post on your blog. You can as well add this widget in your WordPress sidebar, dashboard > Appearance > Widget.
This plugin allows you to write readable and SEO Optimise content and also helps you to have a high post rank on search engines like Google, Bing, Yandex.
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